Date: Thursday, September 17th, 7 PM ET
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Join One Spirit for The Gathering: Practices to Build a Better World:
A Special Evening with Jacqueline Novogratz
Facilitated by Rev. Diane Berke
One Spirit is delighted and honored to welcome Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen and author of Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World, for a special Gathering on September 17th. A pioneer of social impact and patient investing, Acumen and its investments have brought critical services in healthcare, education, and clean energy to hundreds of millions of low-income people around the world. In Manifesto for a Moral Revolution, Jacqueline explores what it takes to create change, and the practices needed to cultivate new leadership grounded in moral imagination and to sustain hope in the face of the pressing issues confronting our world today.
Please join us!
Jacqueline Novogratz is the New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Sweater and Manifesto for a Moral Revolution. She founded Acumen in 2001 with the idea of investing philanthropic patient capital in entrepreneurs seeking to solve the toughest issues of poverty. As a pioneer of impact investing, Acumen and its investments have brought critical services like healthcare, education and clean energy to hundreds of millions of low-income people. Jacqueline has been named one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy, one of the 25 Smartest People of the Decade by the Daily Beast, and one of the world’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds by Forbes, which also honored her with the Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Entrepreneurship. In addition to her work with Acumen, she is a sought-after speaker and sits on a number of philanthropic boards.
Rev. Diane Berke
Rev. Diane Berke is the Founder and Spiritual Director of One Spirit. Ordained as an interfaith minister in 1988, she is a widely respected pioneer in developing interfaith/interspiritual ministry education. Diane is on the faculty of Andrew Harvey’s Institute for Sacred Activism, a founding member of The Contemplative Alliance of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a founding member of Transformation365, and a certified facilitator for the Circle of Trust® work of the Center for Courage and Renewal. She is the author of numerous books and educational manuals, including Love Always Answers, The Gentle Smile, Developing and Deepening Your Spiritual Practice, and Interfaith Ministers’ Service and Reference Manual. A psychotherapist and spiritual counselor for over thirty years, Diane is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of New York. Most important, Diane is widely known and respected for the impact she has on those who study with her. With boundless care, clear intelligence, and deep safety, she creates an extraordinarily rich learning environment. Diane’s students, as well as her clients in private sessions and participants in her workshops and retreats, report experiencing profound acceptance and a deep invitation to the truth that facilitates genuine transformation and healing.
If you have questions about registering for this course, please contact One Spirit Learning Alliance by email to [email protected] or call 212-931-6840.